A Guide Book Of United States Coins 2018

Author: R. S. Yeoman
Publisher: Whitman Publishing
ISBN: 9780794845063
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The Official Red BookA Guide Book of United States Coinsis 71 years young and going strong. Collectors around the country love the book's grade-by-grade values, auction records, historical background, detailed specifications, high-resolution photographs, and accurate mintage data. How rare are your coins? How much are they worth? The Red Book tells you. Covering everything from early colonial copper tokens to hefty Old West silver dollars and dazzling gold coins. You'll find 32,500+ prices for more than 7,600 coins, tokens, medals, sets, and other collectibles. You'll also round out your education in commemoratives, Proof and Mint coins, error coins, Civil War tokens, Confederate coins, private gold, all the latest National Park quarters, Presidential and Native American dollars, Lincoln cents, and more. Articles on investing, grading coins, and detecting counterfeits will make you a savvy collector; and entertaining essays on the history of American coinage, shipwrecks and hoards, and the modern rare-coin market give you an inside look at "the hobby of kings." These are just some of the features of the informative, entertaining, invaluable Red Bookthe world's best-selling coin price guide with more than 23 million copies sold.

A Guide Book Of Washington And State Quarter Dollars

Author: Q. David Bowers
Publisher: Whitman Pub Llc
ISBN: 9780794820596
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A guide to the quarter dollar features market values, and discusses the coin's history, changes to the coin face since its release in 1932, and the minting process.

A Guide Book Of Barber Silver Coins 1st Edition

Author: Q. David Bowers
Publisher: Whitman Publishing
ISBN: 9780794843151
Size: 43.12 MB
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Volume #20 in Whitman's best-selling Bowers Series covers three classic U.S. coin denominations: the dimes, quarters, and half dollars designed by Charles E. Barber, chief engraver of the U.S. Mint. These classic silver coins were first made in 1892, and their production lasted to the eve of America's entry into World War I. In this colorfully illustrated book, the workhorses of late-19th and early-20th-century American commerce are given the famous Q. David Bowers treatment: insightful study, rich historical background, and detailed data analysis. Bowers lays out everything you need to know to be a smart collector. You'll learn the backstage goings-on that led to the coins' creation, why they barely made a splash when first issued, and why they weren't mourned when they passed into history. In recent years the scene has changedBarber's silver coinage is among the more popular of U.S. series, with many enthusiasts.

A Guide Book Of United States Coins 2017

Author: R. S. Yeoman
Publisher: Whitman Publishing
ISBN: 9780794843854
Size: 43.93 MB
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The biggest Red Book yet: now 464 pages! For 70 years The Official Red Book - A Guide Book of United States Coins - has been the definitive resource for everyone interested in U.S. coins. Hobbyists around the country love its grade-by-grade values, auction records, historical background, detailed specifications, high-resolution photographs, and accurate mintage data. How rare are your coins? How much are they worth? The Red Book tells you, covering everything from early colonial copper tokens to hefty Old West silver dollars and dazzling gold coins.

A Guide Book Of United States Commemorative Coins 2nd Edition

Author: Q. David Bowers
Publisher: Whitman Publishing
ISBN: 9780794844196
Size: 73.58 MB
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Collecting United States commemorative coins is like compiling a photo album of the nation's history. Because these coins represent so many aspects of America from dramatic battles to Olympic games, from presidents to national parks each collector can build a set that has its own unique and personal significance. In this handy second edition of A Guide Book of United States Commemorative Coins, Q. David Bowers chronicles the history of commemorative coins in the United States from 1892 to the present. He explores how a commemorative develops from initial concept to final coinage. On the technical and production side, you will learn about die preparation, the coining process, mintages, Proof and assay coins, and distribution. On the market side, Bowers tells you ways to build your collection, and gives advice on evaluating quality, being a smart buyer, realities of the marketplace, Full Details, certification, population reports, registry sets, establishing fair market prices, and more.